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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides an expert insight into the reforms contained within the Insurance Contracts Act 2015 which were first proposed by the Law Commission. Hear the views direct from the Law Commissioner as he explains the changes made to business disclosure, warranties, insurers’ remedies for fraudulent claims and late payment.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the most important provisions of the Insurance Contract Act 2015;
  • Be aware of the changes introduced by the Consumer Insurance Act 2012;
  • Know the applicability and effect of the reforms to the insurance industry;
  • Be aware of the practical elements of the reforms which may pose challenges for businesses who adopt the changes;
  • Have considered what steps businesses can take to prepare themselves for the implementation of the reforms.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Consumer Act 2012;
  • Insurance Contracts Act 2015.
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In this CPDcast, David Herzell, Law Commissioner for commercial and common law discusses the reform of insurance contract law and in particular the changes made to business disclosure, warranties, insurers’ remedies for fraudulent claims and late payment.

TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED IN ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

Date Recorded: 28th August 2014

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